Employment

Thank you for your interest in employment with Foothills Animal Shelter. Our employees make a difference in the lives of thousands of animals and people in our community each year. Please check back as openings are added throughout the year.

Open Positions with Foothills Animal Shelter

VETERINARY TECHNICIAN

Position Summary:

The individual will administer medications and vaccinations, maintain clinical records in a computer software system, participate and assist in receipt of and processing incoming animals, and perform initial and ongoing health assessments of animals to note any changes in their condition. A portion of the scheduled days are spent in a high-quality, high-volume surgery environment. Prior experience and proficiency in anesthesia and surgery is required. Click here for full job description and salary information.

To Apply: Send a cover letter and resume to Erin Cummins at ecummins@fas4pets.org with Vet Tech Opportunity in subject line. Applicants will be interviewed on a rolling basis and the position may be filled prior to the deadline. Interested applicants are strongly encouraged to apply immediately.

Foster CARE COORDINATOR

Position Summary:

The Foster Care Coordinator supports the Shelter’s mission to deliver high quality, high-performance foster volunteer and pet support. Click here for complete job description and salary information.

To apply:

Email a cover letter and resume detailing your qualifications and experience as it relates to this opportunity to ecummins@fas4pets.org. Applicants will be interviewed on a rolling basis and the position may be filled prior to the deadline. Interested applicants are strongly encouraged to apply immediately.

SHELTER SERVICES SPECIALIST:

Position Summary:

The Shelter Services Specialist is responsible for providing excellent customer service to the Jefferson County community and its animal control officers. In a friendly, efficient, and professional manner, this position is responsible for ensuring that animals are adopted to homes appropriately and with thorough care. Additional responsibilities include facilitating surrenders and returning animals to owners, performing intake duties, cleaning kennels, feeding animals and general animal care, and supporting foster care and veterinary services for pick-ups and drop-offs, when needed. Click here for full position description and salary information.

To apply:

Email a cover letter and resume to ecummins@fas4pets.org. Applicants will be interviewed on a rolling basis and the position may be filled prior to the deadline. Interested applicants are strongly encouraged to apply immediately.

 

ANIMAL CARE TECHNICIAN

Position Summary:

The Animal Care Technician ensures that all animal housing areas are clean, disinfected, and maintained per the Shelter and Pet Animal Care Facilities Act (PACFA) standards. Click here for full job description and salary information.

To apply:

Email a cover letter and resume to ecummins@fas4pets.org. Applicants will be interviewed on a rolling basis and the position may be filled prior to the deadline. Interested applicants are strongly encouraged to apply immediately.

VETERINARIAN

Position Summary:

Reporting directly to the Executive Director, the Veterinarian is responsible for implementing and maintaining the quality standards of animal care, quality diagnostics, treatment and surgical services to animals served by Foothills Animal Shelter in accordance with FAS policies, procedures and philosophy. Medical cases are both sheltered animals and community owned animals with the majority being canine and feline patients and a small percentage of exotics (small mammals and birds).

Click here for full job description.

To apply: Email a cover letter and resume detailing your qualifications and experience as it relates to this opportunity to ecummins@fas4pets.org. Interested applicants are strongly encouraged to apply immediately.